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Avon, CT: Limited Editions Club, . Quarto (8-3/4" x 12-3/4") bound in ochre buckram stamped in brown pigment leaf with a reproduction of a 7th century B.C. cuneiform tablet mounted on the front cover. Translated by William Ellory Leonard. Illustrated with 9 three-color woodcuts and 7 part-page black-and-white woodcuts and linocuts reproduced from the work of Irving Amen. Copy #457 of 2000 SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page. Monthly Letter laid in. Some foxing to the bulked edge of the text. About Fine in glassine and a close to Fine slipcase with foxing to the backstrip (Item ID: 016358)


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Fleetwood, PA  19522

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